Indonesia launches poverty reduction strategy World

Indonesia launches poverty reduction strategy

Indonesian Minister of Manpower Ida Fauziyah has said reducing the financial burden on the unprivileged community and boosting people’s income have become a part of the Manpower Ministry's strategy for alleviating poverty.
HCM City accelerating work on bus rapid transit route Society

HCM City accelerating work on bus rapid transit route

A number of bidding packages under the Green Transport Development Project, to develop a new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor in HCM City, are scheduled to be kick started in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to the HCM City Management Board for Traffic Works Construction and Investment.
WB approves credit to support Vietnam’s response to climate change Environment

WB approves credit to support Vietnam’s response to climate change

The World Bank in Vietnam announced on June 6 that the Bank’s Board of Executive Directors had approved an 84.4 million USD credit from the International Development Association (IDA) to support Vietnam’s multi-sectoral policy reforms so as to promote climate-resilient landscapes and green transport and energy systems.
World Bank asked to continue providing technical support for Vietnam Business

World Bank asked to continue providing technical support for Vietnam

Head of the Party Central Committee’s Economic Commission Nguyen Van Binh has suggested that the World Bank (WB) continue providing Vietnam with capital and technical support and have a mechanism for the country’s ‘graduation’ from international development assistance (IDA) sources to maintain its sustainable achievements in socio-economic development and poverty reduction.
PM praises WB, IMF’s support for Vietnam’s development Politics

PM praises WB, IMF’s support for Vietnam’s development

The Vietnamese Government appreciates consultations of the World Bank (WB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on the management of the macro-economic policy in Vietnam, helping the country maintain macro-economic stability and low inflation rate, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.
Prime Minister calls for RoK’s investment in Vietnam Politics

Prime Minister calls for RoK’s investment in Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called on the Republic of Korea (RoK) to invest more renewable energy, infrastructure, high technology, and processing industry in Vietnam, during his reception for Park Won-soon, Special Envoy of the RoK’s President Moon Jae-in, in Hanoi on May 25.
Vietnam discusses IDA “graduation” with WB Politics

Vietnam discusses IDA “graduation” with WB

Vietnam’s Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung discussed with WB senior officials the preparations for Vietnam’s “graduation” from IDA capital sources during his visit to the US.
PM calls for effective use of WB loans Business

PM calls for effective use of WB loans

Relevant agencies must get well prepared for receiving the remainder of the World Bank's International Development Association (IDA-17) fund allocated for Vietnam in the 2014-2017 period.
WB approves Vietnam sanitation project Society

WB approves Vietnam sanitation project

The World Bank (WB) has confirmed a package of 239 million USD from the bank’s IDA and 46 million USD from (IBRD) to implement the second phase of the Coastal Cities Environmental Sanitation Project.